Item no. 30137
New York
Occupation: Building and construction trades
Collection: Wagner Labor Archives

Prometheus, 1974

In 1974, a special project at Rockefeller Center restored the gilt finish on the 18-foot high, 8-ton bronze statue of Prometheus. This photo shows Prometheus in place at the Rockefeller Center Skating Rink after refurbishing.

See this photo in the exhibit Landscape of Lost Arts and learn about union members and artisans building and re-building the landscape of the city.

Photo by Al-Ben Ness. Painters Distinct Council 9, Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, NYU

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